Lot 0197

Early 20th C. Yoruba Ogboni Society Brass Edan Finial

**Originally Listed At $200** West African, Nigeria, Yoruba peoples, ca. early 20th century CE. A fascinating, finely cast brass finial created for the Ogboni, a men's society with the power to depose a ruler considered unfit to rule. This finial symbolizes Onile, an earth goddess. Her bulging eyes symbolize that the item is filled with Onile's... more
30 Mar 2020
USA, Louisville

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